Visiting artist talks plastic production and plastiglomerates Kelly Jazvac visited the Purdy Crawford Centre last week as part of the Visiting Artists Program, co-sponsored by the fine arts department, the Owens Art Gallery, and Struts Gallery and Faucet Media Centre. Jazvac’s chosen medium is scrap plastic, often salvaged from the advertising industry. The material itself […]

From folk to funk, this year’s album has it all Last week, I sat down with several members of Conduct Becoming to discuss their involvement with the society and their upcoming album launch. The society, which started in 2001, works together to create albums each year which are dedicated to the memory of Jason Abraham, […]

Tintamarre’s latest show examined ways of being lonely Tintamarre’s latest production, Solitaire, was shown at the Motyer-Fancy Theatre last week. This year, the collaborative bilingual theatre troupe chose an in-depth examination of loneliness as their show’s theme. Despite the heavy topic, the play is undoubtedly a comedy with funny moments quickly following the serious ones. […]

Garnet & Gold’s latest production brings smiles and laughter to Convocation Hall. “Charming; funny; engaging,” said Karen Valanne, the director of Hello, Dolly!, when asked to describe the production in three words. “There’s an innocence to it in a way. Wholesome. It’s about love.” It’s a show that cannot be described in only three words. […]

Artist contrasts the artificial and the natural in new Owens exhibit. Artist Juan Ortiz-Apuy visited the Owens Art Gallery last week prior to the opening of his exhibit at the gallery. His talk marked the Owens’ first public event of the new year. Ortiz-Apuy’s exhibit Fountain Mist opened at a double reception with Dave Dyment’s […]

Artist talk prompts discussion about queerness and body image at Owens Art Gallery Prolific Canadian artist Evergon discussed themes of queerness, body image, gender and aging in his career of photography at the Owens Art Gallery last week. An engaging speaker, Evergon studied visual arts at Mount Allison before pursuing graduate studies at Rochester Institute […]